Today's News

  • UPDATED Anderson County sports schedule

    As of Thursday, Feb. 6, 12:30 p.m.


    Anderson County High School


    Girls' basketball

    Thursday, Feb. 6: Anderson Co. at Shelby Co., 6 p.m.

    30th District seeding game; VARSITY ONLY.

    (Shelby Co. boys vs. Franklin Co. in second game.)

    Friday, Feb. 7: Mercy Academy at Anderson Co., 7:30 p.m.

    Junior varsity game at 6 p.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 8: Spencer Co. at Anderson Co., 3:30 p.m.  UPDATED, Feb. 7, 11:15 a.m.

  • Two-vehicle wreck on US 44 sends three to the hospital

    Two Lawrenceburg men and one Lawrenceburg woman received minor injuries after two vehicles collided on U.S. 44 Tuesday afternoon.
    According to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, 30-year-old Jameson Stamper of Lawrenceburg was driving a Chevy Tahoe down US 44 eastbound just past Highway 395 at about 5:15 p.m. last Tuesday afternoon.
    Stamper was in the process of pulling a white Chevy S10 pick-up using the Tahoe as a makeshift tow truck, according to police.


    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Feb. 6, 1964
    James D. Phillips retired from Kentucky Utilities Company where he had been an employee since Aug. 10, 1922.
    Prior to that he was an employee of the Shelbyville Water and Gas Plants.
    “Pop” as many associates knew him was presented a shotgun and fishing rod and reel by personnel of the Tyrone plant.
    He received the Safety Achievement Award for 41 years without a chargeable employee lost time, motor vehicle or public accident.

    Carlton cow story goes worldwide

  • Birth: Hall

    Shannon Wayne and Bobbi Jo Hall announce the birth of their son, Ezekiel Joseph Wayne Hall born Jan. 21, 2014, at Frankfort Regional.
    Ezekiel weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long.
    Siblings Kacey Hall, Malachi Davis, Marcus Brown and Austin Hemze welcomed Ezekiel home.
    Maternal grandparents are Lisa Garrison of Lexington and Robert Cloyd Jr. of Harrodsburg. Paternal grandparents are Daisy Hall and Roger Hall.

  • Engagement: Warford-Edge

    Mr. and Mrs. Mark Warford of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Lee Warford, to Casey Lawrence Edge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Edge of Owensboro.
    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Anderson County High School, the University of the Cumberlands and the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law.
    She is currently employed as a law clerk for Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the western district of Kentucky.
    The groom-to-be is a graduate of Owensboro Catholic High School.

  • ‘Fit N’ Fun’ girl turns 94
  • Legion and Auxiliary conference held

    The American Legion and Auxiliary winter conference was held in Louisville on Jan. 17-18, according to a press release.
    Unit 34 members attending were Unit president and Department Chaplain Betty Butler, Unit 1st Vice President Pam Rice, who is also on the Department Distinguished Guest Committee and is Department Leadership Chairman.
    Other members attending were Nettie Halvorson, Shirley Thornberry, Louise Drury and junior chairman Chrisie Halvorson. Louise assisted Chrisie with the junior members.

  • Community calendar: 2-5-14

    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Anderson County Extension Office

  • Making a study of historical figures
  • Church briefs: 2-5-14

    Lawrenceburg resident begins
    Lexington ministry
    Mose Roberts ministries, a new non-denominational ministry started by a Lawrenceburg resident, will be holding Sunday services at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Springhill Suites Marriott.
    “The early church began with the message of the cross,” event organizers said in a release. “That message is Christ and him crucified. We want to welcome you and invite you to hear and be a part of this dynamic message.”